4 min read.Updated: 01 Jul 2019, 11:44 PM ISTHarsh Kumar Bhanwala,SK Dora
The Centre’s initiatives aimed at helping farmers will not achieve their goals without Indian states embracing these ideas
The new model of economic reforms, commonly known as the LPG or Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization model, is believed to have had limited influence on Indian agriculture. More significantly, policy reforms in the farm sector have not yielded the anticipated outcomes. Agriculture being a state subject, the central government formulates policy guidelines, advises, and allocates funds. However, the onus of proper implementation of farm and market reforms lies with state governments.